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Collective strength. Limitless support.

Nearly 27,000 members strong, CDA’s advocacy work ensures dentists have a “seat at the table” within the Legislature and throughout the state, keeping the profession and oral health at the forefront. See where CDA focuses its advocacy efforts, and how you can get involved.

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Advocacy Activity

Learn about CDA’s advocacy efforts that can affect oral health, patients and dental practices.

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Major Issues

See where CDA legislative efforts are focused for the current legislative year.

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Action Center

You can help! Advocate directly for your patients, peers and public health by joining calls to action.

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Access to Care

Finding solutions to ensure underserved Californians are able to access oral health care services.

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A bipartisan organization to support candidates for the benefit of members, patients and oral health.

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Policy Resources

Understand key policy priorities for CDA as the expert on oral health and the voice of dentists.

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